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Lawrence Emerson Turner

college dean.

Lawrence Emerson Turner, American college dean. Member American, California associations school adminstrs., Phi Delta Kappa.; Kiwanian.

Background

Turner, Lawrence Emerson was born on July 26, 1907 in Weldon, Colorado, United States. Son of Alonzo G. and Stella G. (Thompson) Turner.

Education

A.A., Idaho Technology Institute, 1926. Bachelor of Arts, McPherson College, 1930. Master of Arts, University California at Berkley, 1941, Doctor of Philosophy., 1946.

Career

Junior and senior high schools, Twin Falls, Idaho, 1926-1932. Principal McCammon (Idaho) High School, 1932-1934. Superintendent Dubois (Idaho) public schools, 1934-1937, Murtaugh (Idaho) public schools, 1937-1941.

Vice principal Wasco (California) Union High School, 1941-1943. Assistant personnel manager Kaiser Company, Inc., Richmond, California, 1943-1945. Survey assistant to professor, Berkeley, California, 1945-1946.

Registrar Golden Gate College, San Francisco, 1946. Professor educational administration College of Pacific, 1946-1951. Regional survey director Commission School district, Sacramento, 1948-1949.

Executive dean Humboldt State College, Arcata, California, since 1951.

Works

  • Author articles professional journals.

Membership

Member American, California associations school adminstrs., Phi Delta Kappa.

Connections

Married Mildred Ronk, November 24, 1932. Children: Vernon F., Marvin E. Teacher.

father:
Alonzo G. Turner

mother:
Stella G. (Thompson) Turner

spouse:
Mildred Ronk

children:
Vernon F. Turner

Marvin E. Teacher Turner